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Evolution of influenza vaccines – A broader protection for patients with chronic respiratory diseases and lung cancer

07 Aug 2017
Prof Yong Kek Pang Consultant Respiratory Physician University of Malaya Medical Centre

Persons with underlying medical conditions are at higher risk of influenza-associated hospitalization. At the recent Malaysian Thoracic Society (MTS) Congress 2017 held in Kuala Lumpur, Professor Pang spoke on the importance of influenza vaccination in patients with chronic respiratory disease and lung cancer, highlighting the benefits of quadrivalent influenza vaccines (QIVs) in providing wider spectrum of protection against influenza types A and B.
Look out for our upcoming Symposium Highlight article to find out more about how FluQuadriTM can help  your patients stay healthy.   

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Roshini Claire Anthony, Yesterday

Many pregnant women may not be getting adequate nutrition as advised by dietary guidelines, researchers of an Australian study found.

5 days ago
The types of bariatric surgery differentially affect the risk of developing acute pancreatitis postoperatively, such that the risk is greater in patients who undergo vertical sleeve gastrectomy vs Roux-en-Y gastric bypass surgery, according to a study. Risk factors include younger age and presence of gallstones.
Jairia Dela Cruz, 4 days ago
An adjuvant trastuzumab treatment course shortened to 9 weeks has failed to demonstrate noninferiority to the standard 1-year course in terms of disease-free survival in breast cancer patients, although the shortened course confers benefits for the risk of severe cardiac toxicity, according to the results of the phase III randomized Short-HER study.
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